Bedford Artists Club, third Tuesday of each month at Bedford Library, 7 p.m. 734-856-6367.
Erie Mason swimming pool open to the public every Wednesday that school is in session, 2400 Mason Eagle Dr., 7-9 p.m. $1 per hour. 734-848-4257.
Toledo Area Ministries Feed Your Neighbor food pantry at Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., the second Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon. Free food available for three days. 734-856-2921.
Monroe Conservation District meeting and pancake supper, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Community Center, 1920 Lewis Ave., Ida, supper from 6-6:45 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. Suggested donation: $6 ages 12 and over; and children 11 and under eat free. Meeting includes director election, Monroe Conservation District year in review, and Friends of Conservation Award. Entertainer: Jim Carmody.
In Home Personal Care Assessments available to Monroe County seniors. Personal care can include bathing, hair care, dressing assistance, and may include respite relief for the caregiver of the individual. Information: Caring Alternatives, 734-242-8711 or 734-847-4986. caringalternatives.com.
Monroe County Community College accepting applicants for accelerated beginning welding courses. Courses are 10 weeks long, and the certifications will qualify students for entry into advanced-level employment, self-employment, and local welding labor unions. Application materials at mcccweldcoe.org. 734-384-4145 or email@example.com.
American sign language course at Tecumseh District Library, 215 N. Ottawa St., 7-8 p.m. every Thursday for 14 consecutive weeks. 517-423-2238.
Chili Cook-Off, Mobile Meals of Toledo calling for chili teams to compete at the Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., 4 p.m. March 24. Deadline for entries, March 5. Four levels of competition: media; restaurant; amateur, and corporate. Open to the public and features the Black Swamp Cruisers' Classic Car Show. Proceeds to Mobile Meals of Toledo. mobilemeals.org or 419-255-7806.
Dancing Under the Stars at Trinity Episcopal Church, 316 Adams St. at St. Clair St., downtown, 7-10 p.m. Feb. 17. Travel to the Belle Epoch at the turn of the last century, complete with dance cards, refreshments, and a bygone air of genteel grace. Don your finest attire or period costume. Music provided by the SonoNovo Chamber Ensemble. Waltzes, foxtrots, and tangos. Tickets: $30 person / $50 couple, includes appetizers and first glass of refreshment. 419-243-1231.
The Lourdes University Chorus is welcoming new members at the Franciscan Center, Lourdes University Campus, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, rehearsals are 6 p.m. Wednesdays. All voice parts are welcome. Karen T. Biscay, 419-824-3772 or firstname.lastname@example.org or lourdes.edu/music.
American Legion-Toledo Post 335 Luncheon at the Toledo Club, 234 14th St., lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., meeting 12:30 p.m., speaker 12:45-1:30 p.m., Friday. Speakers: Debi Sampsel and Dennis Sherry, "The In Touch Health Robot and Living Laboratory Smart Technology House." Cost: $14. 419-868-3039.
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